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Escape From Tomorrow vs. Disneyland

You may have heard everyone and their mama recently talking about a feature film shot entirely guerrila-style at Disneyland. Everybody’s buzzing about it because the guy dared shoot within the walls of one of the richest and most litigious corporations to roam the planet. A corporation that we all pretty much know on a whim […]

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This Is The Remake, Part 1

This Is The Remake, Part 1

Most of you probably know, we’ve got lots of remakes on the horizon. This isn’t going to be one of those “ughhhhh there are no new original ideas in Hollywood anymore maaaan!” because honestly, I don’t believe that. It’s called the film business, not the film charity or the film party or the film arty […]

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The Great Gatsb… eh…

Things I’ve learned from The Great Gatsby Let me preface my preface by saying we don’t do a lot of movie reviews on Blogfreako. And also that this is my blog post so if you don’t like it, get your own. Now let me preface my post by saying what a huge fan I am […]

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Watch My Shorts

Watch My Shorts

Yee! Three shoot days in a row, all a resounding success. I am very happy with our cast and crew for both projects- everyone worked hard and though we had some ambitious shoot days before us, we all buckled down together and got the work done. Chad’s already got a possibly final cut of Tuesday […]

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Accruing Your Crew

Accruing Your Crew

A note about crewing: Projects cost money. A little or a lot, they are going to cost you money. Even if you’re doing something small and creative with your friends, if you can’t provide them with abundant filtered water and a solid meal on any day longer than 4 hours, you’re not ready to shoot. […]

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New Distribution

Taking the advice of every business person who knows what they’re taking about in the entire film industry, as we head through development and into fundraising and pre-production on our feature film Ms. Young I am researching for a plan for marketing and distribution. We’re in a weird time though, as distribution is changing so […]

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Production Budgets, Profitability and YOU

Here’s a fantastic article from the good people at Thompson on Hollywood with last years box office, including estimated production budgets so you can get a sense of profitability. A few tidbits I found particularly interesting: ” … two entries in a successful series – the latest installments of ‘Underworld’ and ‘Resident Evil,’ though decent, were […]

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Chinese Railroad Workers

Read, Read, Read Your Boat. Wait.

In addition to producing, I do a little bit of writing as well- not as much or as often as I should be, but who is? Chad writes most of the narrative projects we end up producing, but I have my own film projects and I also do most of the copy that ends up […]

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